TheGraduate@Carleton – September 15, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Grad Talk – Coping With the New Academic Year

We’re asking you – What are your best tips for coping with the stress of a new academic year.  MORE


2012 Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2012 Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards.  MORE




New Carleton Grad Program a First for Canada

Carleton recently announced a new first-in-Canada program in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.  MORE


PREP Services for Grad Students

Need assistance?  Our PREP Services website has all kinds of resources to assist grad students.  MORE


Orientation Photos

Check out our photo slideshow from the Orientation BBQ at Hartwell Locks.   MORE


OGS & Other Scholarships

Deadlines are fast approaching to apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and other external awards for the 2013-14 academic year.   MORE


Using Interactive Art to Remember Earthquake Victims

How one grad student is remembering the victims of the Wenchuan earthquake.  MORE


What is cuLearn?

CuLearn is the new WebCT learning environment that will help you communicate with your professors.  MORE




Preparing To Teach Certificate

PhD Students – This teaching certificate, offered by the Educational Development Centre, is now accepting applicants. MORE





Sept. 19
Media Relations Workshop (offered by University Communications)

Sept. 21Accessing the Hidden Job Market Part 1

Sept. 26 Teaching and the Academic Job Interview (PREP seminar)

Sept. 27Student Mental Health Framework Training Level 1  (For TAs)

Sept. 28Accessing the Hidden Job Market Part 2

Oct. 1Career Networking Preparation Workshop for Grad Students

Oct. 10Academic Integrity Information Session

Oct. 10Career Exploration Outside of Academia (PREP Seminar)

Oct. 18 – Academic Integrity Information Session (offered twice on this date)

Oct. 18Academic Integrity Information Session (offered twice on this date)



Sept. 25 − PhD student featured in new Art Gallery initiative called DOUBLE MAJOR.

 Oct. 4-5 – Creating a Successful National Medical Devices Strategy

Oct. 5 – University Day at Carleton

Oct. 8 Stat Holiday – Carleton closed



Sept. 17Deadline to apply for Rhodes Scholarship

Sept. 20FGPA Deadline for the Vanier Scholarship

Sept. 30Deadline to apply for NSERC awards

Fall, 2012Deadline to apply for Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)

Oct. 14Deadline to apply for the CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) and the Doctoral Research Award

Oct. 19Deadline to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) & Doctoral Fellowship – SSHRC

Nov. 5Deadline to apply for a Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Nov. 9Deadline to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Master’s) – SSHRC

Nov. 15Deadline to apply for a Fulbright award

Dec. 4Deadline to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Dec. 7Deadline to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Master’s) from CIHR

Dec. 21Deadline to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship Plan



Sept. 19Last day for registration and last day to change courses or sections, which includes late charges.  Last day to change courses or sections for Fall term and Fall/Winter courses.

Sept. 19 – Last day to deposit final copies of your thesis to FGPA in order to be eligible to graduate in Fall 2012 and not have to register for the Fall term.

Sept. 28 & 29 – Summer term deferred final exams will be held.

Sept. 30  – Last day for a full fee adjustment when withdrawing from Fall term and Fall/Winter courses. Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Fall term fees (financial withdrawal)

Sept. 30  – Last day for receipt of applications for review of final grades in Summer term courses.

Oct. 1 – EPC is charged on all student accounts with an outstanding balance.

Oct. 4 – OSAP Application deadline for students registered Fall term ONLY.

Oct. 16 – OSAP Application recommended deadline for full Fall/Winter session – Last day to be eligible for OSAP funding for the full 34 weeks of the fall and winter terms.




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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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